Articles matching tag: Broadcasters
- Column: Female Sportscaster Breaks BarrierSeptember 7, 2015
Like any job, the selection of a sports broadcaster should be based on qualifications for the job. If someone is qualified to do the job, they should be given the opportunity to prove it, although that isn’t always the case. Fortunately, Jessica Mendoza was given her opportunity on August 24 when ESPN selected her to fill in for Aaron Boone, who had been assigned to cover the Little League World Series, as an analyst on a St. Louis-Arizona game. To put her performance in baseball parlance, Mendoza hit it out of the park, which is something she used to do on the softball field.